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Northwest Passage: Timber Lawsuit, I-5 Bridge, And World Toilet Day

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13 Counties win a billion dollar lawsuit against the state of Oregon that claims it has failed to maximize revenue from logging. 

The Association of Oregon Counties meets this week in Eugene to discusses housing and homelessness among other issues. The latest count from Portland State University puts Eugene behind Portland as the 2nd largest city in Oregon. But the US Census says it’s Salem. And we make note of World Toilet Day. Those stories and more in this edition of the Northwest Passage podcast with News Director Rachael McDonald, Morning Edition Host Anni Katz, and reporter Brian Bull.

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.
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